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Kanji Information Sheet for 感  ( PDF version of this Kanji PDF version )

stroke order illustration  
English:
emotion
feeling
sensation
On-Yomi:
カン
Kun-Yomi:
No Kun-yomi readings found for this kanji
Bushu (Radical) Info:
心 (シン, こころ, -ごころ, りっしんべん) – heart; mind; spirit
攸 (ユウ, ところ) – distant, far; adverbial prefix; relaxed; at ease; place
Henshall Mnemonic: one halberd in mouth causes feeling in heart
Levels: JLPT N3 | JLPT 2 (old) | Grade 3
Frequency: #233 of the 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Common Words and/or Phrases Using this Kanji:

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Click [K] to look up the word's individual character(s) at WWWJDIC.
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JLPT N3 Words

  • じ   [かんじ]
    (n) feeling; sense; impression   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  • じる   [かんじる]
    (v1) to feel; to sense; to experience   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [かんかく]
    (n) sense; sensation   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [かんしゃ]
    (adj-na,n,vs) thanks; gratitude   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [かんじょう]
    (n) emotion(s); feeling(s); sentiment   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [かんしん]
    (adj-na,n,vs) admiration; Well done!   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [かんどう]
    (n,vs) being deeply moved emotionally; excitement; impression; deep emotion   [K] [D] [Jisho]

JLPT N2 Words

  • ずる   [かんずる]
    (vz) to feel; to sense   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [かんげき]
    (n,vs) deep emotion; impression; inspiration   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [かんそう]
    (n) impressions; thoughts   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [じっかん]
    (n,vs) feelings (actual, true)   [K] [D] [Jisho]

JLPT N1 Words

  •   [かんがい]
    (n) strong feelings; deep emotion   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [かんしょく]
    (n) sense of touch; feeling; sensation   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [かんせん]
    (n,vs) infection; contagion   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [かんど]
    (n) sensitivity; severity (quake)   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [きょうかん]
    (n) sympathy; response   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [ちょっかん]
    (n) intuition; instinct; insight; hunch   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [つうかん]
    (n,vs) feeling keenly; fully realizing   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [どうかん]
    (n) agreement; same opinion; same feeling; sympathy; concurrence   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [どんかん]
    (adj-na,n) thickheadedness; stolidity   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [はんかん]
    (n) antipathy; revolt; animosity   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [びんかん]
    (adj-na,n) sensibility; susceptibility; sensitive (to); well attuned to   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [よかん]
    (n) presentiment; premonition   [K] [D] [Jisho]

Other Popular Words Not Classified by JLPT

  •   [あんしんかん]
    sense of security   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [いわかん]
    (n) malaise; incompatibility   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [かいかん]
    (n) pleasant feeling   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  • る   [かんじとる]
    (v5r) to feel   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [かんか]
    (n) influence; inspiration; reform; correction   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [かんがいむりょう]
    (adj-na,n) deep emotion; one's mind is filled with thousand emotions   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [かんじゅせい]
    (n) sensitivity   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [かんじょうてき]
    (adj-na) emotional; sentimental   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [かんせい]
    (n) sensitivity; sensitiveness; sense   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [かんせんしょう]
    (n) infectious disease; infection   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [かんたん]
    (n) admiration; wonder   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [かんめい]
    (n) deep impression   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [かんるい]
    (n) tears of gratitude   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [きたいかん]
    feeling of expectation   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [ごかん]
    (n) the five senses   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [こうかん]
    (n) good feeling; good will; favourable impression   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [じょうかん]
    (n) feeling; sensitivity; emotion   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [しんきんかん]
    (n) affinity   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [せきにんかん]
    (n) sense of responsibility   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [たいかん]
    (n) bodily sensation   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [ゆうえつかん]
    (n) superiority complex   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [りんじょうかん]
    (n) presence   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [れっとうかん]
    (n) inferiority complex   [K] [D] [Jisho]
Find more details for at jisho.org, Yookoso! or WWWJDIC

Acknowledgments

The sofware used to generate this kanji information uses the EDICT and KANJIDIC files. These files are the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group at Monash University and are used in conformance with the Group's license.

NOTE: I converted the sources just mentioned years ago and have never really updated so there may be some missing or incorrect information that has been addressed in the original sources but not here.

The first Stroke Order image used on this page is courtesy of Ulrich Apel's excellent open source KanjiVG project. The second image is from the folks at the excellent Jisho Japanese-English dictionary site and it too is based on KanjiVG.

Classifying the kanji and popular vocabulary by the new JLPT levels was done by consulting Jonathan Waller‘s JLPT Resources page, renshuu, Wictionary, and Nihongo Ichiban.

The Henshall Mnemonics are the copyright of Tuttle Publishing and are the result of the hard work by Professor Henshall. See the list I used here.

If you are curious about the lexicography shown in the word definitions, visit the WWWJDIC abbreviations and codes guide and the JMdict/Edict Lexicographical details page.